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I am building a huge pc and I have built raid setups before, but not with SSD , or 192 GB of ram. Now that I have built this - I created a raid 10, install win7 ultimate 64 on it with no problem, but after as few as 2 or 3 reboots, drive one always becomes degraded and will not rebuild. I moved drives around and still does the same thing. I know it must be some setting or procedure that I am missing. I tested the drives (Samsung) and they are good. Any suggestions? format drives smaller? Pci-e settings?

I am stumped.

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Does the same drive ( serial number ) always fail? –  Ramhound Mar 17 '13 at 0:44
    
yes , brand new samsung. But if I keep installing drivers and letting pc reboot a few times then more drives fail. Seems like they fail in the same order and then finally will not boot- ending up saying degraded / or not a member of group. –  Brendan Mar 17 '13 at 0:55
    
What controller are you using? –  Rain Mar 17 '13 at 1:20
    
It is a Supermicro X9DAE-O MB with Intel C600 Raid –  Brendan Mar 17 '13 at 1:26
    
@Brendan - So the exact same physical drive fails. I would simply replace that drive under warranty if thats the case. –  Ramhound Mar 17 '13 at 11:43

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